Dr. Dara Chafik, MD

Dr. Dara Chafik, MD

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Dr. Dara Chafik, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

4727 E Camp Lowell Dr

Tucson, AZ 85712

Contact Information

(520) 290-4263

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chafik performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chafik's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Torticollis
  • Wrist Fracture
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27  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chafik has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chafik's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chafik to family and friends
18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Chafik's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Most excellent experience. Just moved here from the north country and went through all the pre op procedures and Dr. Chafik's sincerity and eye contact while telling me how the surgery to do a reverse shoulder replacement would be done along with the do's and don'ts was like sitting in a movie...more
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Dr. Chafik is an excellent surgeon. He repaired my partially torn rotator cuff, suturing my supraspinatus tendon and cleaning up the shoulder joint in November 2016. The surgery went very well. He explained both the surgery and post surgical recovery period clearly and in detail, and the...more
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I have recommended Dr Chafik to many people in my retirement community because I was so impressed with my surgical experience. Dr Chafik is very thorough in explaining all the details, but I did believe him when he said no physical therapy would be needed after surgery. He was right! I needed no...more
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I saw this MD after 1+ years of 24/7 shoulder pain as my orthopedic MD was on leave. After 3 visits, another MRI (ask for contrast!), and an injection, I was essentially told that there wasn't a definitive diagnosis; made to feel stupid and wasteful of his time. "More PT?" he suggested. I left in...more
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Dr. Chafik performed my shoulder replacement surgery. He did an excellent job and I would highly recommend him. Not only was he great, his office staff, Carlos, is so helpful and supportive. I put it off for a long time, and I was so glad I chose Dr Chafik. Thank you.
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